I've

contraction

ˈīv How to pronounce I've (audio)
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: I have

Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of I've was in 1586

Dictionary Entries Near I've

Cite this Entry

“I've.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/I%27ve. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

I've

: I have
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